January 2018

Date(s)EventOrigin
1Shogatsu (New Year) 1-3 GanjitsuShinto
5Birthday of Guru Gobind SinghSikh
5Twelfth NightChristian
6EpiphanyChristian
6-7ChristmasEastern Orthodox Christian and Rastafarian
8Feast of the Holy FamilyCatholic
8-10Waqf al ArafaIslam
13MaghiSikh
13Makara SankrantiHindu
16Shinran Memorial DayBuddhist
16World Religion DayBaha'i
19Guardian Protector Day: The SkyZoroastrianism
19TimkatEthiopian Orthodox Christian

The Islamic Calendar dates above depend on the movement of the moon. The beginning of each month is marked by the observance of a new moon seen for the first time. Visibility of the new moon depends on various factors such as weather, country observed from etc. so the Islamic Calendar dates given on this website are only an estimate of the future Islamic events given as a guide.